News Factor: Foot in the Door for Open Source?

There is no question about it: As far as David-and-Goliath scenarios go, the scrappy open-source office applications that have taken on mighty Microsoft Office could not have picked a seemingly more invincible foe. Bill Gates’s silicon empire is just about as powerful and wealthy a corporate organization as has ever existed. Next to it, outfits like OpenOffice, StarOffice and Corel Office look like ragtag guerilla fighters and, frankly, kind of puny. (full story)

My spin: I have downloaded but have yet to use OpenOffice…we’ll see how it works. But these products are NO serious threat to MS at all.